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Circa 1944 - B-17G #42-32111, Del Cheyenne 24/1/44; McDill 7/2/44; Morrison 9/3/44; Ass 816BS/483BG Tortorella, Italy.
13/3/44; Battle Damaged on mission to Budapest 14/7/44 w/Bob Goesling, (crew ?); made a forced landing at Foggia Main w/30,000 flak holes !!; Salvaged 15/7/45.
Photo by my father Algy Spurr.



  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

  • 816th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-32111

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/1/44; MacDill 7/2/44; Morrison 9/3/44; Assigned 816BS/483BG Tortorella 13/3/44; battle damaged Budapest 14/7/44 with Bob Goesling, (crew ?); force landed Foggia Main with 30,000 flak holes !!; Salvaged 15/7/45.



Date Contributor Update
02 May 2018 17:16:51 SeattleSleeper Changes to caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Dave Osborne's Master Fort Log

Date Contributor Update
02 May 2018 13:37:05 Brian Spurr Created entry with caption

From my deceased father's collection. He was a photographer in WW2 with 237 and 55 Squadrons RAF and No. 2 P.R.U. I have the original photos that I scanned.